Classical music in London 5th Nov, Guy Fawkes Night

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Classical music in London on Bonfire Night, Sat 5th November

Our guide to classical music in London on Bonfire Night, Saturday 5 November 2016.

 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Beethoven’s “Mass in D” (Missa Solemnis)

Royal Festival Hall Classical music at the Royal Festival Hall London. The London Philharmonic will be performing Beethoven's "Mass in D" (Missa Solemnis) at the Royal Festival Hall.
Anastasia at Royal Opera House, London
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Royal Ballet — Kenneth MacMillan’s “Anastasia”

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be performing Kenneth MacMillan's "Anastasia", about the last survivor of the Russian Romanovs. See Anastasia at the Royal Opera House in London on Saturday November 5th.
 
Theatre show in London: Amadeus at Olivier Theatre

Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be putting on a production of "Amadeus", which tells the story of the young composer Mozart.
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the auditorium.
 

That’s all of the classical music, but there are lots of other events taking place on 5 November including:

See London’s skyline from Parliament Hill5 NovemberEnjoy London’s skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul’s and Canary Wharf.

The Last Five Years — at the St. James Theatre5 November“The Last Five Years” tells the story of a couple falling in and out of love over five years, as their careers take off and decline.

John Gibson — A British Sculptor in Rome5 NovemberThe Royal Academy of Art’s will be putting on an exhibition of John Gibson’s marble sculptures, plaster reliefs and drawings.

Billingsgate Roman House and Baths5 NovemberA chance to see the remains of a Roman house and baths in the basement of an office block in Lower Thames Street.

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery5 November‘The Comedy About A Bank Robbery’ at the Criterion Theatre is by the same guys as behind ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’.

Blackheath fireworks & fairground rides5 NovemberThe fireworks at Blackheath is always one of the most popular fireworks displays in London — because it’s free!

You Say You Want a Revolution? 1966-19705 NovemberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s new exhibition will explore the cultural and political revolutions at the tail end of the 1960s.

Meet the stars at Madame Tussauds5 NovemberRub shoulders with the stars at Madame Tussauds, where you’ll meet Royalty and have your photo taken with the Queen.

Two fireworks displays at Morden Park5 NovemberMorden Park will be putting on two separate displays — one for the younger crowd and another big display for the grown-ups.

 

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